Former SS Commander Found Living in Minnesota

An ex-SS officer has been found living in obscurity in Minnesota, according to the AP. It’s a fascinating story, with shades of the 2012 film This Must Be the Place, in which Sean Penn Finds a very old Nazi living in the upper midwest.

Though records do not show that [94-year-old Michael] Karkoc had a direct hand in war crimes, statements from men in his unit and other documentation confirm the Ukrainian company he commanded massacred civilians, and suggest that Karkoc was at the scene of these atrocities as the company leader. Nazi SS files say he and his unit were also involved in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, in which the Nazis brutally suppressed a Polish rebellion against German occupation.

Karloc, who lied to immigration officials after World War II in order to get into the country, refused interview requests through his (visibly angry) sun. See below: